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  • April 30, 2010
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By K. T. Bradford at Laptop mag There are three core attributes I look for when evaluating eReaders: good ergonomics, an intuitive interface, and speed. If an eReader is sluggish when you’re trying to navigate the library, browser for new books, or turn the pages, you’re not going to want to use it. And even…

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  • April 24, 2010
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By Lisa G. at mobiletechreview.com Barnes and Noble promised quite a few features when their nook eBook reader came out last year. It took a few software revisions for them to get all those features into the nook and now they've even added a few more cool ones. How nice to be pleasantly surprised this…

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  • April 20, 2010
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By Matt Townsend and Carol Wolf via businessweek.com April 19 (Bloomberg) — Barnes & Noble Inc. plans to release a software update to its Nook e-reader this week to stop the screen from freezing, increase its speed and offer a Web browser and games for the first time, a company executive said. “We’re fixing the…

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  • April 9, 2010
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Talk about putting the iPad among the, erm, pidgeons… Less than a week after the “magical” Apple tablet was released in the US to the drooling millions, the superinterweb is already awash with rumours of mini version(s). According to Digitimes, Apple is working on a 5 to 7 inch version of the iPad which will…

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  • March 29, 2010
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This is such a great article, it warrants a re-run here. It's an overview of the increasingly crowded eReader market, grouping by everyone's number one buying criteria – price …   By Kindle Review via TeleRead, by Paul Biba Kindle review has an excellent overview article on ereaders by price. The divide the readers into…

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  • March 9, 2010
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by Peter Kafka Posted on March 8, 2010 at 7:10 AM PT Barnes & Noble wants to catch up to Amazon (AMZN)–and suddenly, Apple (AAPL)–in the e-reader race. This means the company needs its own digital newsstand. So the bookseller has nabbed a magazine guy to run it. Barnes & Noble (BKS) has hired Jonathan…

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  • March 2, 2010
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Via Nate's Ebook News Independent publisher Author Solutions (ASI) announced a  distribution deal with Barnes & Noble today. Ebook versions of all new ASI titles published through the AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Trafford Publishing, and Xlibris imprints will be made available for purchase through www.bn.com and the B&N Nook. ASI has set a default price of $9.99…

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  • February 24, 2010
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via electronista.com Barnes & Noble chief Steve Riggio today said during a fiscal results call that the iPad shouldn’t be a major concern for his company’s health. The executive asserted that, while having a self-branded e-reader is “critical,” Barnes & Noble isn’t dependent on a single platform and offers its bookstore on the iPhone as…

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  • February 24, 2010
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via Nate’s Ebook News by Nate the great on 23/02/10 I spent some time with the Astri rep last night, and he had Astri

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  • February 17, 2010
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via Nate’s Ebook News by Nate the great on 2/16/10 This review is based on the stock firmware, and it was not an easy review to write. It’s not that the Nook is a bad ebook reader; it’s just that I find it to be exceptionally unremarkable. I’m still looking for some feature that makes…